CMA on the Beeb

08 February, 2019

Staff and students at CMA were the stars of a national BBC news bulletin last week, to celebrate the success of the Mentally Healthy Schools Pilot, which has been delivered across the Greater Manchester region by our own Alliance for Learning, in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust. It’s success means that the government is investing […]

Cedar Mount students off to Oxford

28 January, 2019

We are always delighted to see students get a taste of university life while at school, as it helps them make big decisions about their future. A group of Year 10 Cedar Mount students were welcomed to the University of Oxford recently, thanks to GM Higher. The activities began with a brief yet informative talk […]

Multi-language Manchester poetry event led by Stanley Grove

28 January, 2019

One of our primary academies, Stanley Grove, is leading a multi-language poetry performance this term, involving over 20 other schools across Manchester. ‘Manchester’s Multi-Language Mushaira’ is linked with Manchester Library Service, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Manchester and the Whitworth Art Gallery – and follows the theme of food. A mushaira is a poetry […]

Teaching School appointed by Sport England to help promote PE

22 January, 2019

The Alliance for Learning has been commissioned by Sport England as part of a £13.5 teacher training programme, to help foster a more positive attitude to physical education across the northwest. The teaching school will be working with over 50 schools across the region, providing specialist training, mentoring and events that will help educational providers tackle the lack of physical health […]

Blackpool Youth Summit

13 December, 2018

The first ever Blackpool Youth Summit was held recently and 14 students from Marton Primary Academy travelled to Blackpool & The Flyde College, Bispham Campus, to take part. They explored different social issues, working together with other young people to look at how they could create tangible plans to improve areas within their schools and […]